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Percy’s Country Hotel & Resident Beavers

As we arrived at Percy’s Country Hotel co-owner Tony Bricknell-Webb came out to greet us with a warm welcome.  Our room, one of seven, was spacious and very ...

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18th October 2017

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Our Top 6 Things to Do in the East of England

The mesmerising huge skies, fine beaches and charming towns of the East of England are hard resist, as many visitors can attest. For our purposes, the East stre...

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12th October 2017

Selection of Luxury Hotels near Beautiful National Parks

The UK boasts 15 national parks, each of them extraordinary in its own way. These are the nation’s protected breathing spaces, complete with majestic scen...

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4th October 2017

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Top 5 Historic Houses in the UK

A trip to a historic house is a great way to fill a day. No matter what age you are, there’s something of interest to both the young and old, and no matter wh...

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2nd October 2017

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Lady of the Manor at Lords of the Manor

Lords of the Manor near Upper Slaughter is quite possibly the most beautiful hotel in which I have had the pleasure of staying. The scenic and windy country roa...

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18th September 2017

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Our Top 8 Things to Do in Wales

Considering its relatively small land area, Wales packs in a enormous variety of natural beauty and attractions, from the dramatic mountain ranges of Snowdonia ...

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15th September 2017

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Five Free Days Out in the UK & Ireland

At Best Loved we champion the “staycation”, believing that some of the best holidays can be had right here in the UK, and they don’t have to c...

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24th July 2017

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Yorkshire’s Newest Wedding Venue raises £1400 for the Encephalitis Society

The Talbot Hotel in Malton has unveiled its much-anticipated latest venture: York House, a remarkable new event venue in a 300 year-old landmark Malton building...

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17th May 2017

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Best Loved Dog Friendly Spring and Summer

No need to leave Fido at home when travelling! There are Best Loved hotels aplenty which not only allow pets but positively welcome them in tandem with well-beh...

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16th May 2017

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Undiscovered London: Stories from the 2017 Best Loved Hotel Directory

To celebrate the launch of the 2017 Best Loved Hotel & Travel Guide, we are pleased to bring you a series of stories on Undiscovered Britain by leading trav...

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25th April 2017

Undiscovered North of England: Stories from the 2017 Best Loved Hotel Directory

To celebrate the launch of the 2017 Best Loved Hotel & Travel Guide, we are pleased to bring you a series of stories on Undiscovered Britain by leading trav...

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13th April 2017

Undiscovered Wales: Stories from the 2017 Best Loved Hotels directory

To celebrate the launch of the 2017 Best Loved Hotel & Travel Guide, we are pleased to bring you a series of stories on Undiscovered Britain by leading trav...

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3rd April 2017

Undiscovered South of England: Stories from the 2017 Best Loved Hotels directory

To celebrate the launch of the 2017 Best Loved Hotel & Travel Guide, we are pleased to bring you a series of stories on Undiscovered Britain by leading trav...

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23rd March 2017

Undiscovered Scotland: Stories from the 2017 Best Loved Hotels directory

To celebrate the launch of the 2017 Best Loved Hotel & Travel Guide, we are pleased to bring you a series of stories on Undiscovered Britain by leading trav...

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10th March 2017

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Undiscovered Heart of England: Stories from the 2017 Best Loved Hotels directory

To celebrate the launch of the 2017 Best Loved Hotel & Travel Guide, we are pleased to bring you a series of stories on Undiscovered Britain by leading trav...

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2nd March 2017

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Undiscovered East of England: Stories from the 2017 Best Loved Hotels directory

To celebrate the launch of the 2017 Best Loved Hotel & Travel Guide, we are pleased to bring you a series of stories on Undiscovered Britain by leading trav...

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20th February 2017

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Undiscovered West Country: Stories from the 2017 Best Loved Hotels directory

To celebrate the launch of the 2017 Best Loved Hotel & Travel Guide, we are pleased to bring you a series of stories on Undiscovered Britain by leading trav...

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8th February 2017

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Some of our “Best Loved” Festive Afternoon Teas

It’s the season for Christmas parties, socialising, and merriment.  Yet alongside all the fun and festivities, wouldn’t it be nice to slow down, find some ...

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19th December 2016

And the winners are…Best Loved Award Winners for 2016

  The winners of the Best Loved Hotels Awards were announced on Monday, 14 November at a glittering black tie gala dinner held at Luton Hoo Hotel Golf &...

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15th November 2016

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A delightful stay at Ilsington Country House Hotel, Devon

  After a long day’s driving what a relief it was entering the beautiful tree-lined entrance to Ilsington Country House Hotel. The warm welcome I receive...

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1st November 2016

Two Best Loved Chefs Will Compete In This Season’s Great British Menu

BBC Two’s Great British Menu will be back again this year for Season 11, and we are delighted to have two Best Loved chefs in competition. Tommy Banks from Bl...

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3rd August 2016

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The Lake District Is Open for Business

As the spring arrives, it’s important to get out the message that the Lake District is very much open! Many Cumbrian hotels have been hurting for business...

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30th March 2016

Undiscovered Britain & Ireland – County Kerry

To celebrate the launch of the 2016 Best Loved Hotel & Travel Guide, we are pleased to bring you a series of stories on Undiscovered Britain by leading trav...

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29th February 2016

Undiscovered Britain – The South of England

To celebrate the launch of the 2016 Best Loved Hotel & Travel Guide, we are pleased to bring you a series of stories on Undiscovered Britain by leading trav...

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23rd February 2016

Undiscovered Britain: West Country

To celebrate the launch of the 2016 Best Loved Hotel & Travel Guide, we are pleased to bring you a series of stories on Undiscovered Britain by leading trav...

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12th February 2016

Undiscovered Britain: East of England – The Only Way to Travel

To celebrate the launch of the 2016 Best Loved Hotel & Travel Guide, we are pleased to bring you a series of stories on Undiscovered Britain by leading trav...

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9th February 2016

Undiscovered Britain: Heart of England – The Industrious Cotswolds

To celebrate the launch of the 2016 Best Loved Hotel & Travel Guide, we are pleased to bring you a series of stories on Undiscovered Britain by leading trav...

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2nd February 2016

Fountains Abbey

Undiscovered Britain: North of England – Get the Abbey Habit

To celebrate the launch of the 2016 Best Loved Hotel & Travel Guide, we are pleased to bring you a series of stories on Undiscovered Britain by leading trav...

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26th January 2016

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Undiscovered Britain: London – The Orbit Plunge

To celebrate the launch of the 2016 Best Loved Hotel & Travel Guide, we are pleased to bring you a series of stories on Undiscovered Britain by leading trav...

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19th January 2016

Alice Trail

Undiscovered Britain: Wales On the Trail of Alice

To celebrate the launch of the 2016 Best Loved Hotel & Travel Guide, we are pleased to bring you a series of stories on Undiscovered Britain by leading trav...

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19th January 2016